Strain number NIES-3874  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox capensis M.F.Rich & M.A.Pocock  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine alga  
Locality (Date of collection) A marsh connected to Ninepipe Reservoir, Montana, USA (2014-07-28)  
Latitude / Longitude 47.44041138 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2014-09-03)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Mixed; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2022 Apr]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VTAC  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  0 µmol photons/m2/sec,
Duration:  7 D  
Gene information rbcL ( LC033870 ) , psbC ( LC033872 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS-26S ( LC034074 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic ; Phototaxis ; Homothallic ; Monoecious ; Oogamy ; Resting zygote forming ; When grow in light-dark condition, sexual spheroides develope to form zygotes and do not reproduce asexually to maintain the culture.  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : M1-2  
Remarks Axenic; Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Nozaki, H., Mahakham, W., Heman, W., Matsuzaki, R., Kawachi, M. 2020 A new preferentially outcrossing monoicous species of Volvox sect. Volvox (Chlorophyta) from Thailand. PLoS One, 15, e0235622 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2736274033823383387440214336 
PubMed: 32614898
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0235622

Nozaki, H., Ueki, N., Misumi, O., Yamamoto, K., Yamashita, S., Herron, M. D., Rosenzweig, F. 2015 Morphology and reproduction of Volvox capensis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) from Montana, USA. Phycologia, 54, 316-320.
Keywords: Monoecious species; Morphology; Pplyspermy; Reproduction; Volvox capensis; Volvox sect. Volvox
Strain(s): 3874 
DOI: 10.2216/15-14.1

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